Business

Vietnam-UK economic ties look good for 2010

Despite the devastating impact of the global economic crisis, economic and trade ties between Vietnam and the UK have remained steady, even growing in 2009, and look likely to continue healthily in 2010.
Business

VN Finance links up with Standard Chartered

EVN Finance Co and Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam signed a memorandum of understanding to boost cooperation in such areas as money markets, foreign exchange, structured products and derivatives, cash management and training.
Business

Vietinbank to list 121 million shares on HoSE

The Vietnam Bank for Industry and Trade (Vietinbank) will officially list more than 121 million shares, worth 1.21 trillion VND (nearly 69.25 million USD), on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) on July 16.
Business

Local banks perform well, beef-up capital

The State Bank of Vietnam has recently agreed to allow some commercial joint stock banks to issue more shares to increase their chartered capital from now to the end of this year in order to further sharpen their competitive edge.